HOUSTON -- Jeremy Combs scored 29 points and Texas Southern cruised to a second straight win, handing Alabama State just its second Southwestern Conference loss, 83-59 on Saturday night.
The Hornets came into the game with six wins in its first seven conference starts, but Alabama State has struggled on the road and now is just 2-9 away from Montgomery.
Texas State leads the SWAC in scoring, averaging 77.1 points per game coming into the game, 78.7 points per game against league opponents.
Leon Daniels had 16 points on 6 of 11 shooting to lead Alabama State (8-11, 6-2). A.J. Farrar grabbed 10 rebounds to go with nine points.
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